13 persons hospitalised with severe diarrhoea

Updated: May 26, 2012, 19:55 PM IST

Kumbakonam: Thirteen persons from a nearby village have been hospitalised over the past two days with severe diarrhoea, reportedly after drinking water from a tank.

Official said a 20 member medical team rushed to Thirupurambiam village on receipt of information, administered injections and distributed medicines free of cost.
Water samples from a tank supplying water to the village have been taken for testing, they said.